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Writers Speak | Nadifa Mohamed in conversation with Maya Jasanoff

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023 6pm to 7:30pm

Nadifa Mohamed.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2023 6pm to 7:30pm

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About the Speakers

Nadifa Mohamed is the author of Black Mamba Boy (FSG), which won the Betty Trask Prize and was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Prize, and The Orchard of Lost Souls (FSG), which won the Prix Albert Bernard and was shortlisted for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. In 2013 she was selected as one of Granta’s "Best of Young British Novelists." Her novel The Fortune Men, published by Viking UK and Knopf in the US, was a finalist for The Man Booker Prize.

Maya Jasanoff is X.D. and Nancy Yang Professor of Arts and Sciences and Coolidge Professor of History at Harvard University and resident faculty at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES). Her most recent book is The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World.

This event is co-sponsored by the History Seminar at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

About the Series

Writers Speak, a series of literary conversations at the Mahindra Humanities Center, is convened by Duncan White, Associate Director of Studies in History & Literature at Harvard University.

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